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08-02-2005, 10:09 AM
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I read on the NHL's "official" list that Jason Holland didn't get a QO...so he's a FA too.

I though Zizka, Kelly and Muir were all RFA's because they were QO'd last summer?

NHL Releases Free Agent List
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE/ AUGUST 1, 2005


NHL RELEASES FREE AGENT LIST


NEW YORK (August 1, 2005) -- The National Hockey League today released the names of the players, who, effective today, became free agents.

Some players whose names appear on this list may recently have signed with their respective Clubs; however, their contracts had not yet been filed with the League.


FREE AGENTS SUBJECT TO COMPENSATION AND RIGHT TO MATCH -- GROUP 2

The players listed below have been tendered a qualifying offer by their respective Clubs and are subject to draft-choice compensation and right to match. The draft choice compensation scale is based on compensation offered by the new Club:

OFFER…COMPENSATION

$660,000 or below…None
Over $660,000 to $1 million…Third-round choice
Over $1 million to $2.0 million…Second-round choice
Over $2.0 million to $3.0 million…First-round and third-round choice
Over $3.0 million to $4.0 million…First-round, second-round and third-round choice
Over $4.0 million to $5.0 million…Two first-round choices, one second- and one third-round choice
Over $5 million…Four first-round choices

ANAHEIM

Stanislav Chistov, Chris Kunitz, Travis Moen, Rob Niedermayer, Samuel Pahlsson, Mark Popovic, Ruslan Salei.

ATLANTA

Stephen Baby, Kip Brennan, Kevin Doell, Michael Garnett, Shane Hnidy, Tomas Kloucek, Brad Larsen, Francis Lessard, Derek MacKenzie, Brian Maloney, Pasi Nurminen, Tommi Santala, Andy Sutton, J.P. Vigier.

BOSTON

P.J. Axelsson, Brad Boyes, Nick Boynton, Kevin Dallman, Hal Gill, Jonathan Girard, Andy Hilbert, Ivan Huml, Sergei Samsonov, Martin Samuelsson, Joe Thornton, Sergei Zinovjev.

BUFFALO

Maxim Afinogenov, Milan Bartovic, Martin Biron, Daniel Briere, Brian Campbell, Tim Connolly, J.P. Dumont, Paul Gaustad, Mike Grier, Jochen Hecht, Jeff Jillson, Ales Kotalik, Jay McKee, Sean McMorrow, Ryan Miller, Jason Pominville, Taylor Pyatt, Michael Ryan, Henrik Tallinder.

CALGARY

Chris Clark, Andrew Ference, Miikka Kiprusoff, Chuck Kobasew, Daymond Langkow, Jordan Leopold, Matthew Lombardi, Lynn Loyns, Steven Reinprecht, Rhett Warrener.

CAROLINA

Kevyn Adams, Jesse Boulerice, Pavel Brendl, Erik Cole, Matt Cullen, Gordie Dwyer, Colin Forbes, Bruno St. Jacques, Radim Vrbata, Justin Williams, Mike Zigomanis.

CHICAGO

Craig Anderson, Tyler Arnason, Mark Bell, Michael Holmqvist, Quintin Laing, Michael Leighton, Jocelyn Thibault, Mikhail Yakubov.

COLORADO

David Aebischer, Peter Budaj, Brett Clark, Jeff Finger, Riku Hahl, Milan Hejduk, Dan Hinote, Tom Lawson, John-Michael Liles, Kurt Sauer, Philippe Sauve, Karlis Skrastins, Marek Svatos, Alex Tanguay.

COLUMBUS

Tim Jackman, Rostislav Klesla, Pascal Leclaire, Rick Nash, Brandon Sugden, Alexander Svitov.

DALLAS

Jason Arnott, Dan Ellis, John Erskine, Dan Jancevski, Niko Kapanen, Junior Lessard, Antti Miettinen, Brenden Morrow, Steve Ott, Mike Smith.

DETROIT

Darryl Bootland, Matt Ellis, Tomas Kopecky, Niklas Kronvall, Joey MacDonald, Jason Williams, Henrik Zetterberg.

EDMONTON

Eric Brewer, Ales Hemsky, Shawn Horcoff, Jussi Markkanen, Michael Morrison, Marty Reasoner, Jani Rita, Tony Salmelainen, Ryan Smyth, Jarret Stoll, Raffi Torres, Brad Winchester, Mike York.

FLORIDA

Christian Berglund, Jay Bouwmeester, Niklas Hagman, Kristian Huselius, Juraj Kolnik, Joel Kwiatkowski, Roberto Luongo, Vaclav Nedorost, Mike Van Ryn, Stephen Weiss.

LOS ANGELES

Eric Belanger, Mike Cammalleri, Noah Clarke, Joe Corvo, Alexander Frolov, Adam Hauser, Yanick Lehoux, George Parros.

MINNESOTA

Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Manny Fernandez, Willie Mitchell, Erik Reitz, Rickard Wallin, Kyle Wanvig, Todd White, Andrei Zyuzin.

MONTREAL

Francis Bouillon, Jan Bulis, Pierre Dagenais, Marcel Hossa, Saku Koivu, Michael Komisarek, Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Mike Ribeiro, Jose Theodore, Marc-Andre Thinel.

NASHVILLE

Brian Finley, Simon Gamache, Dan Hamhuis, Scott Hartnell, Darren Haydar, Darcy Hordichuk, David Legwand, Andrei Mukhachev, Libor Pivko, Steve Sullivan, Greg Zanon.

NEW JERSEY

Ari Ahonen, Sean Brown, Matt Demarchi, Patrik Elias, Jeff Friesen, Brian Gionta, Scott Gomez, David Hale, Viktor Kozlov, Jamie Langenbrunner, Paul Martin, Ilkka Pikkarainen, Krisjanis Redlihs, Colin White.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Arron Asham, Shawn Bates, Rob Collins, Eric Godard, Trent Hunter, Kenny Jonsson, Oleg Kvasha, Justin Mapletoft, Radek Martinek, Justin Papineau, Mark Parrish, Tomi Pettinen, Mattias Weinhandl.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Jozef Balej, Alexandre Giroux, Martin Grenier, Bryce Lampman, Jamie Lundmark, Dominic Moore, Garth Murray, Jed Ortmeyer, Tom Poti, Karel Rachunek, Craig Weller, Chad Wiseman.

OTTAWA

Ray Emery, Mike Fisher, Martin Havlat, Andrew Hedlund, Marian Hossa, Chris Kelly, Brian McGratton, Chris Neil, Christoph Schubert, Jason Spezza, Antoine Vermette, Anton Volchenkov.

PHILADELPHIA

Robert Esche, Simon Gagne, Kim Johnsson, Randy Jones, Freddy Meyer, David Printz, Branko Radivojevic, Dennis Seidenberg, Patrick Sharp, Wade Skolney.

PHOENIX

Sheldon Keefe, Krystofer Kolanos, Paul Mara, Derek Morris, Jeff Taffe.

PITTSBURGH

Colby Armstrong, Kris Beech, Shane Endicott, Matt Hussey, David Koci, Konstantin Koltsov, Guillaume Lefebvre, Ross Lupaschuk, Ryan Malone, Josef Melichar, Matt Murley, Michel Ouellet, Martin Strbak, Dick Tarnstrom.

ST. LOUIS

Eric Boguniecki, Trevor Byrne, Mike Glumac, Colin Hemingway, Ryan Johnson, Jamal Mayers, Chris Pronger, Mark Rycroft, Bryce Salvador, Brett Scheffelmaier, Peter Sejna, Mike Stuart.

SAN JOSE

Matt Carkner, Rob Davison, Niko Dimitrakos, Nisse Ekman, Jim Fahey, Alexander Korolyuk, Patrick Marleau, Doug Murray, Scott Parker, Tom Preissing, Nolan Schaefer, Garrett Stafford, Brad Stuart, Marco Sturm.

TAMPA BAY

Dimitri Afanasenkov, Nikita Alexeev, Dan Boyle, Brian Eklund, Ruslan Fedotenko, Andreas Holmqvist, Jason Jaspers, Vincent Lecavalier, Eric Perrin, Shane Willis.

TORONTO

Nik Antropov, Wade Belak, Aki Berg, Pierre Hedin, Nathan Perrott, Karel Pilar, Clarke Wilm.

VANCOUVER

Bryan Allen, Tyler Bouck, Artem Chubarov, Dan Cloutier, Matt Cooke, Jason King, Brendan Morrison, Mattias Ohlund, Jarkko Ruutu, Sami Salo, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Nathan Smith, Brent Sopel.

WASHINGTON

Jared Aulin, Josef Boumedienne, Jakub Cutta, Steve Eminger, Jeff Halpern, Graham Mink, Shaone Morrisonn, Maxime Ouellet, Stephen Peat, Matt Pettinger, Brian Sutherby, Brian Willsie, Brendan Witt, Nolan Yonkman.


UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS - GROUP 3

The following players have qualified for Group 3 Free Agency (age 31 or older with at least four Accrued Seasons) and are Unrestricted Free Agents.

ANAHEIM

None.

ATLANTA

Shawn McEachern.

BOSTON

Sergei Gonchar, Martin Lapointe.

BUFFALO

None.

CALGARY

Martin Gelinas, Andrei Trefilov.

CAROLINA

Glen Wesley.

CHICAGO

Steve Poapst.

COLORADO

Vincent Damphousse, Adam Foote, Peter Forsberg, Darby Hendrickson.

COLUMBUS

Arturs Irbe, Jaroslav Spacek.

DALLAS

Rob DiMaio, Mike Modano, Don Sweeney, Patrick Traverse, Sergei Zubov.

DETROIT

Curtis Joseph, Stacy Roest, Jason Woolley, Steve Yzerman.

EDMONTON

Igor Ulanov.

FLORIDA

None.

LOS ANGELES

Roman Cechmanek, Stephane Quintal, Luc Robitaille, Martin Straka.

MINNESOTA

Andrew Brunette.

MONTREAL

Patrice Brisebois, Karl Dykhuis.

NASHVILLE

Tony Hrkac, Greg Johnson, Jim McKenzie.

NEW JERSEY

Scott Niedermayer, Brian Rafalski, Scott Stevens.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Adrian Aucoin, Jim Campbell, Roman Hamrlik.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Mike Dunham, Jason Marshall.

OTTAWA

None.

PHILADELPHIA

Sean Burke, Claude Lapointe, Marcus Ragnarsson, John Slaney.

PHOENIX

Andrei Nazarov.

PITTSBURGH

Mike Eastwood.

ST. LOUIS

Alexander Khavanov.

SAN JOSE

Mike Rathje.

TAMPA BAY

Dave Andreychuk, Nikolai Khabibulin.

TORONTO

Tie Domi, Brian Leetch, Alexander Mogilny, Joe Nieuwendyk, Gary Roberts.

VANCOUVER

Brad May, Markus Naslund.

WASHINGTON

Stephane Beauregard.



POTENTIAL GROUP 5 FREE AGENTS

The following players: (i) have completed ten pro seasons or more (NHL or Minors, excluding Junior hockey), and (ii) in the 2004-05 season earned less than the NHL average salary of $1,390,896 and (iii) received a timely qualifying offer.

These players have the right to elect once in their careers to become Unrestricted Free Agents. If such players do not elect to become Unrestricted Free Agents, since their prior Clubs have tendered them qualifying offers, such players shall remain subject to draft choice compensation and right to match as applies to Group 2 Free Agents. The players listed below have until August 5, 2005 to elect Group 5 status.

CHICAGO

Scott Nichol (Group 2).

DETROIT

Mathieu Dandenault (Group 2).

NY ISLANDERS

Dave Scatchard (elected Group 5).

NY RANGERS

Kevin Weekes (Group 2).

SAN JOSE

Wayne Primeau (Group 2).

TAMPA BAY

Nolan Pratt (Group 2), Andre Roy (Group 2)

VANCOUVER

Marek Malik (Group 2).



UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS -- GROUP 6

The following players qualify for unrestricted free agency, having met the requirements for Group 6 free agency. These players, whose contracts have expired, are age 25 or older, have completed three or more professional seasons, and (i) in the case of a player other than a goaltender, have played less than 80 NHL games (regular-season and playoff), or (ii) in the case of a goaltender, have played less than 28 NHL games (regular-season and playoff).

ANAHEIM

Garrett Burnett.

ATLANTA

Cory Larose, Kyle Rossiter.

BOSTON

None.

BUFFALO

Tom Askey, Norm Milley, Brandon Smith.

CALGARY

None.

CAROLINA

Allan Rourke.

CHICAGO

Ajay Baines, Shawn Thornton, Marty Wilford.

COLORADO

Chris Bala, Mathieu Darche, Andre Savage, D.J. Smith, Jeff Ulmer.

COLUMBUS

Francois Beauchemin, Karl Goehring, Mark Hartigan, Zenith Komarniski, Andre Lakos, Kent McDonell, Brad Moran, Jeff Panzer, Jeremy Reich, Darrel Scoville.

DALLAS

None.

DETROIT

Pete Vandermeer.

EDMONTON

Sean McAslan, Tyler Moss, Dan Smith, Rocky Thompson.

FLORIDA

Patrick Desrochers, Burke Henry, Ryan Jardine, Ty Jones, Serge Payer, Kamil Piros, Travis Scott.

LOS ANGELES

Ryan Flinn, Joe Rullier, Chris Schmidt.

MINNESOTA

Dan Cavanaugh, Ray Giroux.

MONTREAL

Gavin Morgan.

NASHVILLE

Jerred Smithson.

NEW JERSEY

Rob Skrlac.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Barrett Heisten, Dieter Kochan, Ryan Kraft, Richard Seeley.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Blair Betts, Jason Labarbera, Jeff MacMillan, Lawrence Nycholat, Richard Scott, Stephen Valiquette.

OTTAWA

Jesse Fibiger, Pat Kavanagh.

PHILADELPHIA

Boyd Kane, Neil Little, Ryan Ready.

PHOENIX

Jean-Marc Pelletier, Nik Tselios.

PITTSBURGH

Ramzi Abid, Rob Scuderi.

ST. LOUIS

Jame Pollock.

SAN JOSE

Miroslav Zalesak.

TAMPA BAY

None.

TORONTO

None.

VANCOUVER

Joe DiPenta, Jeff Heerema, Justin Morrison, Peter Sarno.

WASHINGTON

Jeff Paul, Darcy Verot, Dwayne Zinger.



UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS

The following players were not tendered a qualifying offer and are therefore Unrestricted Free Agents not subject to a right to match or draft choice compensation.

ANAHEIM

Sheldon Brookbank, Eddy Ferhi, Kurtis Foster, Tomas Malec, Cory Pecker, Martin Skoula, Alexei Smirnov, Lance Ward.

ATLANTA

Paul Flache, Ivan Majesky, Ben Simon, Daniel Tjarnqvist, Libor Ustrnul.

BOSTON

Peter Hamerlik, Robert Liscak, P.J. Stock, Kris Vernarsky.

BUFFALO

Jason Botterill, Eric Boulton, Brad Brown, Ryan Jorde, Todd Rohloff, Miroslav Satan.

CALGARY

Sebastien Centomo, Deryk Engelland, Anders Eriksson, Brennan Evans, Ville Nieminen, Davis Parley, Roman Rozakov.

CAROLINA

Ryan Bayda, Daniel Boisclair, Sean Curry, Brad Fast, Jim Henkel, Ed Hill, Marty Murray, Jared Newman, Rob Zepp.

CHICAGO

Scott Balan, Bryan Berard, Brandin Cote, Eric Nickulas, Igor Radulov, Stephane Robidas.

COLORADO

Dennis Bonvie, Sergey Klyazmin, Agris Saviels, Peter Worrell.

COLUMBUS

Scott Heffernan, Ben Knopp, Joe Motzko, Mike Pandolfo, Prestin Ryan, Matthias Trattnig, Duvie Westcott.

DALLAS

Aaron Downey.

DETROIT

Paul Ballantyne, Danny Groulx, Nathan Robinson.

EDMONTON

Mike Bishai, Joe Cullen, Jamie Wright.

FLORIDA

Eric Beaudoin, Paul Healey, Scott Kelman, Josh Olson.

LOS ANGELES

Scott Barney, Jason Holland, Esa Pirnes.

MINNESOTA

Jason Beckett, Christoph Brandner, Marc Cavosie, Mark Cullen, Kyle Kettles, Jordan Krestanovich, Richard Park.

MONTREAL

Benoit Dusablon, Christian Larrivee, Matt Shasby, Jason Ward.

NASHVILLE

Jamie Allison, Mark Eaton, Andreas Lilja, Vladimir Orszagh, Wyatt Smith.

NEW JERSEY

Jiri Bicek, Brett Clouthier, Phil Cole, Jan Hrdina, Eric Johansson, Matus Kostur.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS

Graham Belak, Sven Butenschon, Blaine Down.

NEW YORK RANGERS

Dan Blackburn, Lucas Lawson, Layne Ulmer.

OTTAWA

Denis Hamel, Josh Langfeld, Martin Prusek, Charlie Stephens.

PHILADELPHIA

Nick Deschenes, Jeff Smith, Radovan Somik, Peter White.

PHOENIX

Brian Boucher, Daniel Cleary, Brad Ference, Brent Johnson, Mike Stutzel.

PITTSBURGH

Matt Bradley, Steven Crampton, Darcy Robinson, Michal Rozsival.

ST. LOUIS

None.

SAN JOSE

David Cloutier, Scott Ford, Aaron Gill.

TAMPA BAY

Brad Lukowich, Jamie Storr.

TORONTO

Nathan Barrett, Harold Druken, Regan Kelly.

VANCOUVER

Johnathan Aitken, Tim Smith.

WASHINGTON

Jason Doig, Justin Eddy, Garret Stroshein, Trent Whitfield.


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